Oncology Massage Courses

Oncology Massage is at the forefront of complementary modalities used to comfort and heal those who are experiencing cancer treatment or are in survivorship. With an ever-increasing prevalence of cancer in all age groups it is certain these clients will find their way to your tables. The purpose of these classes is to present essential information and provide the necessary hands-on experience to safely and effectively administer massage to any client regardless of their condition and in special settings. Listed below are some exciting opportunities to enhance your skills and knowledge.

Please Note: Massage for People Living with Cancer is a pre-requisite for the Massage for the Chemotherapy Infusion class.

Massage for People Living with Cancer --24 CE's

Introductory course for all therapists

  1. September 13-15, 2019

    Advocates for Access, Peoria, IL

    Instructor: Mary Peifer.

    To register: bodykneadsllc@gmail.com or 309-219-1790

    For more information click here.

    Fee: $425.00

 

Massage for the Chemotherapy Infusion Patient--28 CE's

A 4-day intensive class giving massage therapists hands-on experience in a clinical setting with patients receiving treatment in a chemotherapy infusion unit.

(Prerequisite--Massage for People Living with Cancer and Instructor approval)

  1. March 4-7, 2019

    Illinois Cancer Care, Peoria, IL

    Instructor/Registrar: Mary Peifer

    Contact: bodykneadsllc@gmail.com or 309-219-1790

  2. August 12-15, 2019

    Illinois Cancer Care, Peoria, IL

    Instructor/Registrar: Mary Peifer

    Contact: bodykneadsllc@gmail.com or 309-219-1790

    For more information click here.

    Fee: $675.00

 

Final Touch Training--20 CE's

A one-time special class.

Clinical Skills for End of Life Massage

  1. March 29-31, 2019

    Peoria, IL

    Instructors: Cindy Spence and Susan Gee

    Dates/Registration: finaltouchtraining.com/upcoming-dates.

 

Aromatherapy

Using Essential Oils Safely for those in Palliative and Hospice Care

Aromatherapy in End of Life Care

  1. August 4, 2019

    T.Boone Pickens Hospice and Palliative Care Center

    Dallas, TX

    Presenter: Mary Peifer, RN/LMT/Certified Aromatherapist

    Contact: bodykneadsllc@gmail.com or 309-219-1790

    Click here for more information.

    Click here to register.

 
 

Testimonials

"This is the best continuing ed I have ever attended. Fantastic!"

-Amy S.- Illinois

 

"Great for beginners whose knowledge is basic in oncology yet a great refresher for those who have medical knowledge of cancer."

-Shawna E.- Wisconsin

 

"Mary has a wonderful gift in her ability to teach. The way she blends two careers--RN/Massage Therapist-- is very effective in the way she presents the materials."

-Linda G.- Illinois